Category: Purpose

Useful, Honorable, Compassionate and Making a Difference

The purpose of life is not to be happy.  It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

— Ralph Waldo Emerso —

The purpose of life is not to be happy.  It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well…

No Small Potato

The size of your assignment does not determine the significance of your impact.

— Craig Groeschel —

The size of your assignment does not determine the significance of your impact…

Drifting or Focused?

Drifting without aim or purpose is the first cause of failure.

— Napoleon Hill —

Drifting without aim or purpose is the first cause of failure…

The Gift

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose is to give it away.

— Pablo Picaso —

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose is to give it away…

Follow Your Heart

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

— Steve Jobs —

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.

Why > How

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.

— Friedrich Nietzsche —

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.

2020 and Living Well

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson —

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.

Chase Peace

Work hard, but give time to your love, family and friends. Because nobody will remember presentations, meetings, and degrees upon our death.

— Unknown —

Work hard, but give time to your love, family, and friends. Because nobody will remember presentations, meetings, and degrees upon our death…

Living Fully

If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for.

— Thomas Merton —

If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for…

That Place

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose is to give it away.

— Pablo Picaso —

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose is to give it away…